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    13 of the week’s best animal photos

  • Image: A stork is silhouetted against the Supermoon in its nest in downtown Arriate

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    A stork is silhouetted against the Supermoon in its nest in downtown Arriate, Spain, on July 13.

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  • Image: Tigress 'Angela' at the animal shelter in Ruesselsheim

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    Tigress 'Angela' looks on in the enclosure of the animal shelter in Ruesselsheim, Germany, on July 12.

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  • Image: A woman farmer walks with her cattle against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Agartala

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    A woman farmer walks with her cattle against the backdrop of monsoon clouds on the outskirts of Agartala, India, on July 12.

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    A zebra looks out from its enclosure on a hot summer day before a heavy rainfall at the in Shanghai. on July 12.

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    Female seal pup "Jogi," left, is pictured next to her mother "Eike" in their enclosure at the zoo of Neumuenster, Germany, on July 11.

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    Malabon Zoo owner Manny Tangco, right, rides with orangutan named "Pacquiao" and albino pythons in Malabon, Philippines, on July 11,

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  • Image: A man receives a falcon which caught a pigeon, symbolising the national soccer team of Germany in World Cup, during a falconry session north of Tabuk

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    A man receives a falcon which caught a pigeon, symbolising the national soccer team of Germany in the Brazil 2014 World Cup, north of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, on July 10.

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  • Image: Policemen and volunteers release eagle owls after their recovery from injury, in Cangzhou, Hebei province

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    Policemen and volunteers release eagle owls after their recovery from injury in Cangzhou, China, on July 10.

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  • Image: Birds wade through flooded wetlands as the winter sun rises near Cape Town's Khayelitsha township

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    Birds wade through flooded wetlands as the winter sun rises near Cape Town, South Africa, July 8.

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    Two approximately three week-old black and white Laughingthrush birds are feeded in Walsrode, Germany, on July 7.

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  • Image: Dogs with sunglasses rest on a table at the 2014 Taipei Pet Show at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei

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    Dogs with sunglasses rest on a table at the 2014 Taipei Pet Show at Nangang Exhibition Hall in Taipei, Taiwan, on July 11.

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    Black skimmers hang out near the M.B. Miller County Pier in Panama City Beach, Florida, on July 7.

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  • Image: Nomad Camp in Suusamyr Valley

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    Horses rest near a nomad camp located in a high steppe plateau of the Suusamyr Valley, Kyrgyzstan, on July 8.

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